Tags Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Security pros help HHS fix a website flaw that exposed visitors to malware

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The issue risked exposing people to malware used to steal credit card information and email credentials.

All hands on deck: Infosec volunteers to protect medical organizations during COVID-19 crisis

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

By day, they are cybersecurity professionals at well-known companies. By night, they are working to protect health organizations from hackers.

HHS saw increase in network scanning in midst of COVID-19 outreach

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

HHS saw an uptick in scanning, and U.S. officials are investigating.

Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.

Security ills of health care sector draw senator's attention

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Hackers have haunted the industry for years, leveraging medical devices to steal valuable personal information or launch highly publicized ransomware attacks.

Health agency looks to bolster cybersecurity with new guidelines for industry

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The Department of Health and Human Services has released voluntary cybersecurity guidelines for health care professionals.

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